The Economics of Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events in Developing Countries
AbstractWithout a better understanding of the interactions between international players, households and public sector, it will be difficult for climate negotiators and donor institutions to determine the appropriate levels and modes of adaptation assistance. This paper contributes by assessing the economics of adaptation to extreme weather events. [Working Paper 199]
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weather; donor; institutions; developing countries; international assistance; public sector; climate change; geographically; vulnerability; communities; households; international; vulnerability; socio economic; demographic; population; droughts; economies; human development;
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- Brian Blankespoor & Susmita Dasgupta & Benoit Laplante & David Wheeler, 2010. "The Economics of Adaptation to Extreme Weather Events in Developing Countries," Working Papers 199, Center for Global Development.
- C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
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- NEP-DEV-2010-06-11 (Development)
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- NEP-ENV-2010-06-11 (Environmental Economics)
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